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The Rockhouse Retreat

Low Habberley - Worcestershire

The Rockhouse Retreat

Low Habberley - Worcestershire

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"Retreat from civilisation and enjoy a legendary romance with a stay at this luxury Rockhouse cave in rural Worcestershire…"

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1


  • Named as one of Grand Designs most thought-provoking properties, it is a unique home that has a Middle Earth quality.
  • The luxury cave dates back over 700 years and is built into a hollowed sandstone cliff in an idyllic, woodland setting.
  • Beautifully updated, it is now an indulgent cavern that has underfloor heating, mood lighting and hot running water.
  • The ancient cave is hidden in the lush Habberley Valley, on the edge of a mysterious forest and at the foot of a river.

  You should know...

  • The cave is hidden in rural Worcestershire and is located along an unsealed road on the edge of Wyre Forest.
  • While the cave is fitted with underfloor heating, you may need to light a fire for a more authentic experience.
  • The cave is situated at the top of a bank and may not be suitable for those with walking difficulties.

The Details...

Step back from civilisation and glimpse at life in the prehistoric era with a stay at the Rockhouse Retreat in the realms of rural Worcestershire. Built into a hollowed, sandstone cliff in 3 acres of idyllic, private woodland, this ancient Palaeolithic cave is straight from a fantasy novel. Journey through the dark, mysterious woods or through the undiscovered valley, before stumbling across the babbling brook at the foot of your Middle Earth dwelling. Beautifully updated, it is now an indulgent, four-room cavern that has underfloor heating, ambient lighting and hot running water.

The Rockhouse cave dates back more than 700 years and is carved from Triassic Sandstone rock that is millions of years old. Its rugged silhouette looks like any other rock front, however buried amongst its rippling folds you’ll find your own hidden door front. Blending quirky original features with gorgeous home comforts, it is an epic hideaway for a legendary romance.

The interior design oozes with a natural simplicity and lets the magnificence of the setting take central focus. Whitewashed walls are joined by atmospheric lights, along with handmade, wood furniture that sits on thick, rustic floor tiles. A bespoke wooden kitchen boasts a large Range cooker, while the caveman bathroom even has its own rainwater shower. Curl up in the living room or cook a candlelit dinner before lighting the fire and gazing out at the starry night vistas.

A cosy double bedroom can be found opposite the living area and is complete with a king-size bed and handcrafted furnishings. Doors open out onto the stunning, forest-view terrace, while an archway leads through to the modern en--suite bathroom. Complete with hand-carved rock basin and walk-in shower, the bathroom is the ultimate in cave house luxury.

The Rockhouse Retreat is hidden in Worcestershire’s Habberley Valley, on the edge of the lush Wyre Forest and the sparkling Honey Brook. Its rich natural backdrop is of majestic proportions and is the perfect backdrop for a romantic adventure. Follow the flourishing wildlife trails or forage in the forest, before returning to your fantasy cave and sitting out on the tranquil terrace. With a crackling fire pit and rolling hill views, you can enjoy a BBQ or night cap in the beauty of the great outdoors.


Essential Features
  • Baby Friendly
  • City Location
  • Dog Friendly
  • Heating
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Rural Location
Living Spaces
  • Open fire/Woodburner
  • Coffee maker
  • Cooker gas/electric
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Shower
  • Towels (bath)
  • iPod dock
  • Stereo music system
  • BBQ
  • Firepit
  • Garden/Outdoor Space
Also Available
  • Chef for hire
  • Maid service
  • Off road free parking

Outdoor shower, dining terrace and 3 acre private woodland


  • Bird watching
  • Cycling
  • Historical sites
  • Horse riding
  • Massage
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Walking
  • Museums/Galleries
  • Pub/Bar
  • Restaurants
  • Rock Climbing
  • Supermarket/food shop
  • Wildlife
  • Yoga

Local breweries and wineries, and a wide selection of local gasto pubs and fine dining restaurants

The Rockhouse Retreat

  Nearest Airport

45 Minutes Birmingham International Airport

Detailed Pricing Information...

We are open to booking one night stays if there is a gap in our calendar. Contact us about low season mid week discounts.



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